Here are the five selected DEMO Africa winners heading to Silicon Valley in 2019

Here are the five selected DEMO Africa winners heading to Silicon Valley in 2019

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The 7th edition of DEMO Africa has come to a close in Casablanca, Morocco and the five winners for the 2019 edition of the [email protected] Innovation Tour in Silicon Valley were announced. The five selected startups are: Chefaa(Egypt), Khourtim(Morocco), VertoFX(Nigeria), Hawkar(Tunisia)and Complete Farmer(Ghana). “This…

Botswana’s mAgri & Cameroon’s abcCode accepted into Orange Fab France’s “Women Start” accelerator

Botswana’s mAgri & Cameroon’s abcCode accepted into Orange Fab France’s “Women Start” accelerator

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Orange Fab France’s “Women Start” accelerator, launched on 24 May at Viva Technology, and dedicated to women entrepreneurs across the world recently welcomed two women entrepreneurs from Africa and the seven others from the French ecosystem to strengthen the business relationship between Orange and…

Flutterwave Raises Over $10M Series A Extension Round | CEO Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Exits

Flutterwave Raises Over $10M Series A Extension Round | CEO Iyinoluwa Aboyeji Exits

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Nigerian payments firm Flutterwave has raised over $10 million Series A extension funding round from Greycroft Partners and Green Visor alongside existing investors like Y Combinator. New investors include Capital, Mastercard, CRE Ventures, Fintech Collective, 4DX Ventures, and Raba Capital, among others. This raise…

Founders Factory Africa partners Standard Bank to build & scale 100 technology startups

Founders Factory Africa partners Standard Bank to build & scale 100 technology startups

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London-based startup accelerator Founders Factory has launched its first international location for Founders Factory  in Johannesburg, South Africa to build and scale a further 100 technology start-ups. The accelerator has partnered with Standard Bank, sub-Saharan Africa’s largest bank with hundreds of physical branches across Africa, thousands…